We’d like to take this opportunity to remind anyone who is blind or partially sighted that they are welcome to become a member of Voice of Vision Impairment, simply by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and local authority area (if you know it). Membership has no obligations, but lots of benefits.
VVI is a founding member of the DPO Coalition. The DPO Coalition is preparing its first ever Shadow Report to the UN Committee on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
The Coalition wants to know about your experiences and opinion on what you think of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and how it relates to your life. This survey is an opportunity for you to give feedback about your rights.
Your feedback will help the DPO Coalition write the report to the UN Committee about how well the Irish Government is implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD).
The survey is split into three sections. Section 1 is information about your profile, section 2 is about your experiences and section 3 is about what you think of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
In section 2 Quality of Life the survey asks questions about different areas of life and experiences of discrimination and barriers to participation.
- Education and Training
- Work and Employment
- Safety from abuse
- Choosing where to live
- Social participation
- Participation in public and political life
The survey can be completed by clicking on the following link:
The deadline to finish the survey is 12.00pm on 8th April 2021.
FAQs on this type of survey
Do I have to fill in the whole survey?
No, you can pick the questions that are important to you. You can fill in as many questions as you want and you can skip ones that you do not want to answer by pressing the green “Next” button.
Can I add more information later?
Yes, for example, you can answer some questions one day and other questions the next day:
- Start the survey and answer the questions you can finish on that day.
- To save your answers on a page make sure you click the green “Next” button or your answers will not be saved.
- You can close the survey on any page when you are ready to finish on that day.
- You can use the same link you can open the survey again at a later time.
- The survey will open on the last page you finished, and you can continue answering questions.